Zondervan, Edwin / Almeida-Rivera, Cristhian / Camarda, Kyle Vincent
Product-Driven Process Design
From Molecule to Enterprise
Series:De Gruyter STEM
Describes the different stages from fundamentals to cutting-edge principles of process and product design in the chemical industry. This textbook especially focuses on current applications in the specialty chemicals and pharmaceutical industry.
Aims and Scope
Product-driven process design – from molecule to enterprise provides process engineers and process engineering students with access to a modern and stimulating methodology to process and product design.
Throughout the book the links between product design and process design become evident while the reader is guided step-by-step through the different stages of the intertwining product and process design activities. Both molecular and enterprise-wide considerations in design are introduced and addressed in detail. Several examples and case studies in emerging areas such as bio- and food-systems, pharmaceuticals and energy are discussed and presented. This book is an excellent guide and companion for undergraduate, graduate students as well as professional practitioners.